Dessert Knife


Dessert knife having a blunt-tip blade with integral single-groove ("Yankee") bolster and flat, rounded-edge ivory block handle; tang is secured with a single pin near center of handle. Incuse banded oval mark on blade with “LAMSON & GOODNOW / M.F.G. Co” in sans serif and serif letters surrounding a sideways fouled anchor.

Date Made: 1900 - 1910

Maker: Lamson & Goodnow

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Shelburne Falls

Subject: EatingKnives


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Food, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0531.174Accession Number: 1986.0531Catalog Number: 1986.0531.174

Object Name: knifeObject Type: cutleryOther Terms: Knife, Dessert; Cutlery

Physical Description: steel, silver-plated (blade material)ivory (handle material)iron (pin material)Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 7 7/8 in x 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 20.0025 cm x 1.905 cm


Record Id: nmah_323985

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